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New Cologne ‘Hugo’ Honors Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, Fruitier Than Che Cologne

A Cuban company has developed two new colognes, one that celebrates the late Hugo Chávez and another one for Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara. It looks like the next big thing in smell is socialism. The AP reports that...Show More Summary

The Chavez Prayer? Venezuelan Socialist Puts Hugo Chavez’s Name Into Lord’s Prayer

National leaders are often held in high regard by their supporters, but very rarely are they literally deified. Such was the case in Caracas, though, where supporters of former Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez inserted the deceased Chavez’s name into the Lord’s Prayer. Show More Summary

Venzuelan President Nominates Chavez's Daughter as UN Ambassador

In a special event dedicated to support for anti-Israeli elements in Gaza, the Venezuelan government announced that María Gabriela Chávez, the daughter of late Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chávez, would be making her political debut as an ambassador to the United Nations shortly. Show More Summary

Venezuela Banned Guns: Let’s Not Follow Their Example

(John Hinderaker) In June 2012, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez banned all sales of firearms and ammunition to civilians: With Chavez’s new gun-control law, only the Venezuelan army, police officials and certain groups such as security...Show More Summary

Everything you need to know about the Venezuelan protests

What are the protests about?A broken economy, crime, shortages of basic goods, and political repression. When the populist President Hugo Chávez died last year, he left Venezuela's economy and civil society in shambles. Chávez's handpicked...Show More Summary

Fisking Maduro

Francisco Toro debunks Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s NYT op-ed, focusing on his specious claim that Hugo Chávez and his movement “created flagship universal health care and education programs, free to our citizens nationwide”:...Show More Summary

Venezuelan Government Strips Congresswomen Of Office After Speech To OAS

8 months agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Venezuela has continued to assault on civil liberties started by the late Hugo Chavez under his “mini-me” President Nicolas Maduro. That legacy took a particularly menacing turn when opposition congresswomen Maria Corina Machado was stripped of her office after speaking to the Organisation of American States (OAS) about the violence in her country. The Venezuelan […]

How the Venezuelan Government Made the Media into Its Most Powerful Ally

When former Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez was briefly deposed in a 2002 coup, the country's press reacted with unbridled enthusiasm. The daily newspaper El Nacional welcomed the day's events with the headline "One step forward." But...Show More Summary

Venezuelan Protesters Behead Hugo Chávez Statue

This photo of a statute of the late president of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, has rapidly gone around the world since it was tweeted last week: En Táchira tumbaron el MONUMENTO del Difunto ASESINO y lo decapitaron. PSUV TEMBLAD te llego la hora. #26FMegaTranca pic.twitter.com/4eSOhs4QWG — Christopher Bello R. (@Ethical_Group) February...

Despite Protests, Cult of Chavez Endures in Caracas

CARACAS, Venezuela — Some call 23 de Enero, a barrio on the Western side of Caracas, the most Chavista neighborhood in all of Venezuela It’s at the military barracks here that former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez led a failed coup attempt and where he was laid to rest after dying of cancer at 58. Show More Summary

Venezuela Marks First Anniversary Of Chavez’s Death

Supporters of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez took to the streets across the country Wednesday to commemorate the anniversary of his death from cancer. A planned military parade in the capital city of Caracas was set to demonstrate...Show More Summary

Venezuela's Chavez everywhere a year after death

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — It's been a year since former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death, yet it often seems the charismatic leader never left.

'A Perfect Storm': The Failure of Venezuela's New President

``He was hand-picked by Hugo Chávez, but Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has lost control of the country's economy. Vast protests have been the result, but the government in Caracas has shown no signs of bending. ''

Rebel Venezuelan State Beheads Hugo Chavez Statue, Houses Fugitive General

Venezuela is aflame with the fires of rebellion after President Nicolás Maduro arrested opposition leader Leopoldo López and sent communist Cuban forces to assault young, unarmed protesters. Nowhere has there been more rebellion than the western state of Táchira, however, where protesters beheaded a statue of Chávez today. Show More Summary

'The Nation' Backs Repression in Venezuela

The Nation's Stephen Cohen has penned a lengthy criticism of the Venezuelan opposition, now subject to the brutal repression of Hugo Chávez's successor, President Nicolás Maduro, as well as the violence perpetrated by left-wing colectivo vigilantes. Show More Summary

Eat your heart out, Lloyd Webber – this Hugo Chavez musical will be bigger than Evita

10 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

A musical is being written on the life of the late Venezuelan dictator, sponsor of el sistema (pictured). It’s being conceived in Bielorussia, one of the nastiest ex-Soviet tributaries. Its corrupt president Lukaschenko counted Chavez as a personal friend. Premiere in Minsk this summer. Don’t miss it. It will be really big. In Minsk.  

Venezuelan Socialism Vindicated in City Elections

11 months agoNews : Truthdig

“Chavismo,” the left-wing movement that blossomed around deceased Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez over the past decade, “comfortably” won municipal elections throughout the country this month, “consolidating President Maduro’s leadership,...Show More Summary

Venezuela Woes: Maduro Pulls a Hugo Chavez as Country Sinks into Disarray

WASHINGTON — Venezuela is the best example of how inadequate socialism is to meet the needs of their people. Recently, Yahoo and Reuters reported that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered a retailer to sell its products at bargain prices. He posted military guards to ensure no violence would ensue, but there is no doubt that these […]

More Uncertainty Ahead of Venezuela's Municipal Elections

Where is Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro taking his country? Clearly, it is radicalizing further and faster than under his predecessor, Hugo Chávez. Exactly one month before the December 8 municipal elections, Maduro announced the "occupation" of the Daka chain of electronics stores and security forces proceeded to arrest several executives. Show More Summary

Venezuela Jails Over 100 "Bourgeois, Barbaric, Capitalist Parasites"

"It's time to deepen the offensive, go to the bone in this economic war," warned Venezuelan President Maduro - echoing Hugo Chavez's iron fist of socialism (and nationalization) before him - as his decision to jail over 100 businessmen...Show More Summary

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